The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 70 51
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.57% 3.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.81% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 20
Median salary - £29,048 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -35.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 164 221 213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 29.60% 31.71% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 145 175 184
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing iSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Cardiff

iSeries
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Cardiff.

Salary trend for iSeries in Cardiff

iSeries
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) AS400
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
5 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (33.33%) IFS
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RPG III
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) AS400 Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
4 3 (33.33%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IFS